MWE has a special way of seeing things
At MWE we use a variety of techniques that target the nervous system to both help manage pain and improve performance. These techniques use a different ‘pathway’ to standard physiotherapy methods to engage the mind and body in the rehab and performance process.
These techniques include:
- Eye movementtraining
- Co-ordination andbalance training
- Mindfulnessand flow state training
- Breathing techniques
- Yoga and foundation training
We monitor the effects of these interventions using measurements such as Heart Rate Variability (HRV) to show objective improvements in nervous system function.
NET encompasses a variety of widely researched modalities which MWE fuse together to create a very unique and cutting edge approach to therapy. NET is just that. Engagement of the neural system. In our bodies, we have one brain and one huge nerve i.e the spinal cord with its many branches. Every function of our body relies on information coming and going via this neural tissue. By having a better understanding of how this system works it is often possible to manipulate our bodies in ways that ENGAGE this neural tissue and through the process of neuroplasticity, CHANGE neural pathways for the better.
The NET approach takes what we know and applies various methodology in an attempt to measure and “normalise” and then enhance brain and body functions and performance.
The application of NET will vary from client to client, depending on the findings of your assessment. It is likely that your intake form will give us a good understanding of where to begin.
What happens during and NET assessment?
Your NET therapist will take certain measures from you to begin with including measures of your HRV, breathing rate, blood pressure and perfusion index (blood getting to the extremities). The therapist may also perform a practical examination of you which looks at brain and nervous system function.
Based on the findings, your therapist will advise you on you results, and will give you strategies suitable to you, considering your understanding, your condition and your compliance capacity.
The ultimate goal of NET is to create a perfect balance of body and brain so as to create nervous system harmony in a way that maximises your health and enhances your performance from both a motor and cognitive perspective. The application of NET can begin from anywhere on the spectrum from painful dysfunction to elite sports function. By applying the technique we use to engage the nervous system ANYBODY who has a nervous system has the potential to improve regardless of the situation.
What are some things we can engage and train?
- Reflexes (involuntary muscle activity)
- Eye movements
- Core stability
NET has emerged as an adaptive innovation of several areas of study. These areas include
- Active Tremor
- Heart rate variability
- Autonomic nervous system
- Breath control
The holistic approach.
As practitioners in the modern world we are blessed with the power of knowledge thanks to networkability, accessability and connectability. Because we are privileged to such a high velocity stream of information there is now the abundant emergence of holistic approaches to health as different professional experts in their own field discover that the human body is one complex system of integrated parts which go far beyond the chosen field of interest.
And as the expert studies further into the processes of a single part he begins to find that the part relies on many other parts and many other parts rely on it. So then it becomes clear that a part may be modified via its association and relationship with another part and ultimately it becomes clear that it can only takes one bad part to throw out the others.
From an understanding of this comes emerges the “holistic” approach to health. The holistic approach really implies that the body must be treated as a whole, due to its many linked parts. A deeper understanding of how these parts are linked enables a more informed decision about the use of pharmaceuticals, alternative therapies and the value of proper movement and nutrition.